Category Archives: News

21 May
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TNDP Chair Mary Mancini: Tennessee Republican Lawmakers Prioritize Party Allegiance over Tennesseans

For Immediate Release                                                                                 May 21, 2015 (NASHVILLE, Tenn., May 21, 2015) — Last week, Republican House Speaker Beth Harwell admitted that Insure Tennessee failed because of politics as usual. Insure Tennessee was a “political issue,” she said, and she ...

12 May
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Hey TNGOP: Every Tennessee Family Should Have a Family Doctor, Not Just You

Following a report showing that while Republican lawmakers have access to affordable healthcare, they have refused the same access for nearly 300,000 Tennesseans by killing Insure Tennessee, TNDP Chair Mary Mancini issued the following statement: “Republicans who voted against Insure ...

06 Apr
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Don’t Think There’s a Difference Between TN Democrats and TN Republicans? Think Again.

You want to know the difference between Tennessee Democrats and Tennessee Republicans? Well look no further than the Tennessee General Assembly. [Get messages like these delivered straight to your inbox – sign up  here!] From the Tennessee Republican Party’s side ...

31 Mar
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Chair Mancini Statement on Insure Tennessee Senate Committee Vote

Nashville, Tenn. (March 31, 2015) — Mary Mancini, chair of the Tennessee Democratic Party issued the following statement after Insure Tennessee failed to pass out of the Senate Commerce and Labor Committee: “Today’s vote on Insure Tennessee shows that Tennessee ...

31 Mar
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FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: TNDP Chair Mancini Statment on Harwell, NRA & Guns in Parks

Nashville, Tenn. (March 31, 2015) — Yesterday, the Tennessee state house passed a bill allowing guns in parks, including those where little league and other youth sports are being played. After allowing no debate on the bill, Republican House Speaker ...

25 Mar
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Good News, Insure Tennessee & Equal Pay

GOOD NEWS ABOUT INSURE TENNESSEE! A resolution sponsored by Democratic Senator Jeff Yarbro (D-Nashville) Nashville to revive Insure Tennessee passed a Senate subcommittee yesterday. There’s still a long way to go to extend health coverage to 280,000 hardworking Tennesseans, but Democrats ...

19 Mar
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TN House & Senate Dems Working Hard for All Tennesseans

As the legislative session continues to move forward, I wanted to share with you some of the ways that our Tennessee Democratic legislators are working hard to create opportunities for all Tennesseans: Rep. Darren Jernigan (D-Nashville) and Sen. Sara Kyle ...

16 Mar
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Opportunism vs. Opportunity for All

Last week I told you about Tennessee’s Republican legislators and their lack of concern for hardworking Tennesseans. You may be surprised to hear that since then, Republicans have admitted to the world that they are a very self-serving bunch. Last week, ...

11 Mar
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FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: Republican Bill Sanderson Fights for Republican Bill Sanderson

  Chooses to serve himself instead of the Tennesseans that elected him. Nashville, Tenn. (March 23, 2015) — In what can only be described as a very good week for him, Rep. Bill Sanderson (R-Kenton) passed two bills out of ...

11 Mar
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Us vs. Them

For Tennessee’s Republican legislators, it’s business as usual on Capitol Hill. Instead of tending to the people’s business, they’re serving only themselves and their radical beliefs without a care for the destruction they heap upon children, families, and communities. Here’s what ...

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